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The Help

The Help: an Oscar surprise or a Hollywood embarrassment?

Fri 24 Feb, AT 07:43
Charles Laurence

70 years after Gone With The Wind, playing a maid still gives a black actress the best chance of an Oscar

Sacha Baron Cohen as The Dictator

Sacha Baron Cohen's Dictator banned from the Oscars

One-Minute Read
Thu 23 Feb, AT 15:21

Academy pulls Borat star's tickets until he pledges not to appear on red carpet as a Hussein-like tyrant

Jean Dujardin

Dujardin sketch proves he's even funny when he talks

Tue 21 Feb, AT 15:58

Star of the moment and Oscar hopeful performs for American comedy website

Shirley MacLaine

Shirley MacLaine waltzes into Downton Abbey as Cora's mom

One-Minute Read
Tue 31 Jan, AT 10:40

Oscar-winning MacLaine joins the cast for a third series as Americans 'go nuts' for the period drama

Uggie the dog

Uggie the Jack Russell, star of The Artist, decides to retire

One-Minute Read
Thu 26 Jan, AT 15:30

Talented canine performer to hang up his dog collar after Oscars appearance